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Meet Our Members

The LIRW is over 50 members strong!

As a group, we celebrate our successes and offer support through the ups and downs of the writing journey. We are proud of our members and their many accomplishments.

Click on the links below to find out more
about this talented group!

Stacey Agdern

LeslieAnn Bard

Jolyse Barnett  Visit Jolyse Barnett on FacebookFollow Jolyse on Twitter

Lyla Bellatas  Follow Lyla Bellatas on Twitter

Dawn Berkoski  Visit Dawn Berkoski on FacebookFollow Dawn Berkoski on TwitterVisit Dawn Berkoski on PintrestFind Dawn Berkoski on Instagram

Patty Blount Patty Blount on FacebookFollow Patty on Twitter

Pam Burford Pamela Burford on FacebookPamela Burford on Twitter

Renee Cassese

Gail Chianese Gail Chianese on Twitter

Diane Culver

Anna DePalo Visit Anna DePalo on FacebookFollow Anna DePalo on Twitter

Elyce de Reefe Elyce de Reefe on Facebook

Gabrielle Dexter

Renee Doboy

Debra Druzy

Avery Duran

K.D. Friedrich

Deborah Garland

Jennifer Gracen Jennifer Gracen on FacebookFollow Jennifer on Twitter

Liz Jakes

Kiersten Hallie Krum Kiersten Krum on FacebookFollow Kiersten on Twitter

Michele Lang

Suzanne Link

Margie Malone

Lillian Marek

Diana Marik

Pam McKenna  Pam McKenna on FacebookPam McKenna on Twitter

Patricia Mohn

Jolie Mohn

Jeannie Moon

Catherine Moore

Engy Neville

Vivi Parish Visit Elena Parish on FacebookFollow Elena Parish on Twitter

Meara Platt

Nika Rhone

Elizabeth D. Spencer Elizabeth D Spencer's BlogVisit Elizabeth D Spencer on Facebook

Mary Tuohy

Maggie Van Well

Jenna Victoria

Ruth Vincent

Victoria Vine

Geoffrey Wells

Christine Woinich


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Published Author Blurbs

Jolyse Barnett
She may not be able to cook to save her life, but she loves whipping up a delicious romantic tale. Jolyse is the author of A LIGHT IN THE WINDOW, part of the Christmas in New York series by Tule Publishing (2014). In addition to writing, she enjoys a fulfilling day job and explores the world one getaway at a time with her two children and real-life hero.

Drop in and visit Jolyse's Website FMI.

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Patty Blount
Patty Blount writes contemporary YA novels about real issues. Look for SEND (2012), TMI (2013), and SOME BOYS (2014) from Sourcebooks Fire. Patty also writes contemporary romance. Look for GOODNESS AND LIGHT, part of the Christmas in New York series from Tule Publishing Group. Patty lives on Long Island with her husband and two sons, who keep her well-supplied with chocolate.

Drop in and visit Patty's Website FMI.

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Pamela Burford
Pamela Burford is the best-selling author of 14 romance novels and the Jane Delaney humorous mystery series. She's received four RITA and Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award nominations and is the founder and past president of Long Island Romance Writers.

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Diane Culver
Diane Culver lived the first twenty-one years of her life in the Hamptons. Now far from home, she looks forward to days when she can cozy up with a cup of Earl Grey tea and work on her next book of Hampton Thoroughbreds. She lives and dreams "Love, Hamptons' Style".

To learn more about her work,
visit Diane Culver online!

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Anna DePalo
Anna DePalo is the USA Today best-selling author of contemporary romances. She graduated from Harvard, practiced intellectual property law, and now lives with her husband, son and daughter in New York. Her books have been published in over twenty countries.

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Debra Druzy
Debra Druzy writes sweet and spicy contemporary romance. Her debut novel, SLEEPING WITH SANTA, was released December 2014 by The Wild Rose Press.

To learn more about her work, visit http://www.debradruzy.com/ online!

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K.D. Friedrich K.D. Friedrich
K. D. Friedrich writes Contemporary and Paranormal Romance. A lifelong New Yorker, she's an obsessed reader of romance. Her novels Cross My Heart, Sands of Time, and Soul Tie Seduction are available on Amazon, B&N, and other online retailers.

Visit K.D. Friedrich online!

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Michele Lang
Michele is the author of the Lady Lazarus historical fantasy trilogy, published by Tor Books. The most recent book in the series, REBEL ANGELS, released last March. Her next novel, the time travel romance MERLIN'S BANE, will release in 2014.

Visit Michele Lang online!

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Lillian Marek
LADY ELINOR'S WICKED ADVENTURES, the first book in Lil's Adventurous Victorians series was published in 2014 with more to come. In theory, Lil lives on Long Island, but she seems to spend most of her time in the 19th century.

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Pam McKenna
Pam's erotic romance novels pair scorching sex with a Happily Ever After. Her ebooks, including a bargain-priced boxed set, are available on Kindle and other online vendors.

Visit Pam McKenna online!

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Jeannie Moon
Jeannie writes contemporary romance for NAL/Intemix. The Temporary Wife and Unexpectedly Yours from her Forever Love Stories series are available now. The Wedding Secret will be released May 2014. Married to her HS sweetheart, Jeannie has three kids, three dogs, and a mischievous cat who occasionally appears in her books.

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Meara Platt
Meara is author of the international bestselling Farthingale series of Regency-era romances. Her latest, released February 2016: A Midsummer's Kiss. New Regency/Fantasy series coming soon! An ancient prophecy, a Fae king protecting his kingdom and the Regency heroine who claims his heart...

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Maggie Van Well Maggie Van Well
Maggie Van Well writes humorous contemporary and paranormal romance. Her first contemporary release, The Chase is On, is available through The Wild Rose Press, Amazon, B&N as well as other online retailers. She lives on Long Island with her husband, four kids and three Italian Greyhounds.

Visit Maggie Van Well online!
You can find her on Facebook, too.

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